Spring 2 Learn to Swim Registration
Spring 2 Learn to Swim registration will open on Friday, January 3. About the Program The Learn to Swim Program provides individuals with a solid foundation of water safety knowledge and skills. We feature a variety of knowledgeable and responsible instructors who create the fun and excitement of our swim lessons. Facilities The Learn to Swim program utilizes state of the art swimming facilities on the University of Minnesota Campus. Minneapolis Cooke 10: Warm (83-86 degrees), shallow water (3.5' -5') pool with ramp accessibility [map] Cooke 15: Cool (78.8-80 degrees), deep water (12') pool [map] Natatorium: Cool (79-81 deg), deep water (7') competition pool [map] Diving Well: Warm (80-82 degrees), deep water (12' – 18') pool with 1 meter and 3 meter springboards and platforms [map] Saint Paul 8 lane shallow pool: (3.5' - 5'), (81-83 degrees) [map] View more information on the Learn to Swim page.
Iceland Backpacking Trip
Experience "The Land Of Fire And Ice" this summer in the country of Iceland. Trip Details Spend 10 days exploring this remote and isolated country as we backpack along the Lanmannalagur trail in the isolated interior of Iceland. Geysers, volcanoes, glaciers and waterfalls abound as you are dwarfed in this vast and unique landscape. This is sure to be the backpacking experience of a lifetime. In addition to the backcountry you will also have a several days to experience the culture and beauty of Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik. Trip includes all ground transportation, lodging, fees and equipment. Airfare is not included. Registration Cost: $850 students, $1150 non-students (Airfare is not included in trip price. $400 deposit required at time of registration.) Registration is now open! Stop by the Minneapolis Outdoor Center or contact Mitch at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
Alumni Intramural Basketball Tournament
Let March Madness Begin! Come back to campus for the Annual Intramural Alumni Basketball Tournament at the University of Minnesota. Get your old intramural team back together, form a new team with friends, or contact us as a free agent. Alumni of all ages are encouraged to participate and join in the fun. Tournament Information Event Date: Saturday, March 29 (9am-4pm) Location: U. Recreation and Wellness Center (map) Team Fee: $250 Registration Deadline: Friday, March 21 Other Details: Teams are guaranteed 3 games and are limited to 10 players per team. At least one individual from each team must be a U of MN alum. Light food and refreshments will be provided. University Recreation and Wellness Center Expansion Now Open! We are excited to be hosting the tournament in the new Recreation and Wellness Center expansion! This state-of-the-art facility opened in September of 2013 and has an additional two full sized basketball courts to take advantage of! View more about the new RecWell expansion here. Contact Information Email: email@example.comPhone: (612) 624-8657 Register Here
Safety and Self Defense Workshops
About the Workshops How do most "real-life" attacks start? How can you use distance, body language, and tone of voice to avert a potential attack? Simple “last-ditch” physical self-defense techniques will also be presented, practical even for people who have little physical skill or ability. Upcoming Dates: Monday, February 17 MPLS Rec and Wellness Center (MAC Gym - 4th floor) 5:30-7:30pm Tuesday, February 18 Cooke Hall 325 (enter through the URWC) 5:00-7:00pm Thursday, February 27 Cooke Hall 325 (enter through the URWC) 5:00-7:00pm Tuesday, March 4 St. Paul Student Center (Minnesota Commons Room) 6:30-8:30pm Thursday, March 6 St. Paul Student Center (Minnesota Commons Room) 6:30-8:30pm About the Instructor Mary Brandl is an instructor and consultant with Minneapolis Community Crime Prevention/SAFE Program, University of Minnesota Physical Education Department, and a wide variety of groups and organizations in the Twin Cities area. She has worked with various Crime Victims Services for over 30 years, and has presented workshops throughout the state, nationally, and in Canada. She is also a Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow, was a past nominee for the Minnesota Peace Prize, and in 1995 received an award for Outstanding Achievement from the MN Lieutenant Governor's Office for "Working to Promote a Peaceful and Violence-Free Environment." Her work has been written up in publications as diverse as Corporate Report Minnesota, Self Magazine, and Glamour. She is a 4th degree black belt in Japanese Shotokan Karate and co-author of the DVD and book entitled Scenarios In Self-Defense. Registration Registration is free! To sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know what date that you plan to attend.